To additional the Yolo County 2020-2025 Strategic Plan objective of “Flourishing Agriculture,” Yolo County Staff utilized for a planning grant via the California Department of Conservation’s Sustainable Agriculture Lands Conservation (SALC) program to create an agricultural conservation precedence plan.
The County’s challenge software was awarded funding to develop the agricultural conservation precedence plan that can analyze the feasibility of buying conservation easements in accordance with Chapter 8-2.404, Agricultural Conservation and Mitigation Program, of the Yolo County Zoning Ordinance.
The grant can even go towards analyzing different excessive worth agricultural areas for the Yolo County Board of Supervisors to think about preserving in a mitigation financial institution, or comparable instrument, that’s established by a non-public landowner and granted to a public company companion.
This evaluation will permit the County and the 4 included cities to proceed supporting each other in defending and preserving agriculture and selling compact city improvement.
The County issued a Request for Qualifications for consulting services to help with the preparation and improvement of the agricultural conservation precedence plan and can gather responses till Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. A service supplier can be chosen in mid-November and work is predicted to start in December.
To evaluation the entire RFQ particulars, go to https://www.bidsync.com/bidsync-app-web/vendor/links/BidDetail.xhtml?bidid=2083413&roundId=null
For further questions, contact Karen Kawelmacher at [email protected] or (530) 666-8073.